Monday, October 24, 2011

HG RMS-179 GM II English Manual & Color Guide

HG GM II Color English Translation Guide & Manual

Released this month by Bandai was the 1/144 High Grade kit of the GM II from Zeta Gundam anime series. This model kit comes equiped with a beam rifle, beam saber and a shield.

This seems to be the 3rd High Grade GM kit that Bandai has released for this year (not including the Jesta and its variants from GundamUC), what with the GM Custom (released in January), GM Cannon II (released in February) and GM III (released in July).

The 1/144 HG GM II is selling for 1020 yen at Amiami, 1120 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 1190 yen at Hobby Search

Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
main body etcWhite (H1)(95%) + Gray/Nezumi (H22)(5%)
chest, shield etcMonza Red/Red Madder (H86)(95%) + Black (H2)(5%)
head, chest sensor etcSilver (H8)(100%) + Clear Green (H94)(80%) + Clear Blue (H93)(20%)
beam rifle sensorPink (H19)(100%)
duct, collar etcYellow (H4)(100%) + Orange (H14)(small dose) + Black (H2)(small dose)
joints etcGray/Nezumi (H22)(60%) + Navy Blue (H54)(30%) + Purple (H39)(10%)
back pack etcBlack (H2)(70%) + Purple (H39)(20%) + Blue (H5)(10%)
shoulders, calves verniersShine Red (H23)(100%)

Construction Manual and Color Guide was translated to English from the Japanese Manual posted at Dalong's Gunpla & Model Kit Review site.

HG GM II Color English Translation Guide & Manual HG GM II Color English Translation Guide & Manual HG GM II Color English Translation Guide & Manual

Paints Used & Paint Conversion Equivalents:

Aqueous Hobby ColorMr. ColorTamiyaVallejo Model ColorVallejo Model AirAMMO by Mig JimenezAK Real ColorHatakaRevell EnamelHumbrol EnamelModel Master EnamelXtracolorLife ColorItaleri
White (H1)White (C1)White (X2)Gloss White (70.842)--SATIN WHITE (A.MIG-0047)----white (solid gloss) (32104)White (Gloss) (22)------Gloss White (4696AP)
Gray/Nezumi (H22)Neutral Gray (C13)Neutral Gray (XF53)Neutral Grey (70.992)Light Gray (71.050)GREY (A.MIG-0059)----Dark Grey (Gloss) (32171)Grey Primer (Matte) (1)------Flat Dark Gray (4754AP)
Monza Red/Red Madder (H86)Monza Red/Red Madder (C68)------------------------
Black (H2)Black (C2)Black (X1)Glossy Black (70.861)--SATIN BLACK (A.MIG-0032)----black (solid matt) (32107)Black (Gloss) (21)------Gloss Black (4695AP)
Silver (H8)Silver (C8)Flat Aluminium (XF16)Silver (Metallic) (70.997)Silver RLM01 (Metallic) (71.063)MATT ALUMINUM (A.MIG-0194)Aluminium (Metallic) (RC020)--sliver (solid metallic) (32190)Silver (metallic) (11)Aluminum (F) (1781)--Matt Natural Metal FS37178 (LC24)Metal. Gloss Silver (4678AP)
Clear Green (H94)Clear Green (C138)Clear Green (X25)Transparent Green (Transparent) (70.936)--CRYSTAL GREEN (A.MIG-0092)Clear Green (RC505)----Green (Clear) (1325)--------
Clear Blue (H93)Clear Blue (C50)Clear Blue (X23)Transparent Blue (Transparent) (70.938)--CRYSTAL LIGHT BLUE (A.MIG-0098)Clear Blue (RC504)--blue (clear) (32752)--------Gloss Light Blue (4650AP)
Pink (H19)Pink (C63)Pink (X17)Old Rose (70.944)----------Pink (Gloss) (200)--------
Yellow (H4)Yellow (C4)Flat Yellow (XF3)Flat Yellow (70.953)Medium Yellow (71.002)YELLOW (A.MIG-0048)----yellow (solid matt) (32112)Yellow (Gloss) (69)------Gloss Yellow (4642AP)
Orange (H14)Orange (C59)Orange (X6)Clear Orange (70.956)Orange (71.083)ORANGE (A.MIG-0129)Orange (RC009)Pure Orange (HTK-_704)orange (solid matt) (32130)Orange (Gloss) (18)Orange (Gloss) (1527)--Matt Orange FS32246 (LC05)Flat Orange (4302AP)
Navy Blue (H54)Navy Blue (C14)Navy Blue (AS8)Dark Sea Blue (70.898)Steel Blue (71.087)SEA BLUE (A.MIG-0227)Graublau – Grey Blue (RC208)Grey-Blue (HTK-_171)--Navy Blue (Matte) (77)--RAL5008 Graublau (X264)--Flat Non Specular Sea Blue (4604AP)
Purple (H39)Purple (C67)Purple (X16)Purple (70.959)--PURPLE (A.MIG-0127)------Purple (Gloss) (68)--------
Blue (H5)Blue (C5)Royal Blue (X3)Dark Prussian Blue (70.899)Blue (71.004)----Ultramarine Blue (HTK-_272)--Midnight Blue (Gloss) (15)--------
Shine Red (H23)Shine Red (C79)Red (X7)Scarlet (70.817)Red RLM23 (71.003)RED (A.MIG-0049)Signal Red (RC005)Traffic Red (HTK-_103)fiery red (solid matt) (32131)Bright Red (Gloss) (19)--------